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Sometimes there is much to be gained from trying to build something new out of something familiar. For this week's prompt, write a remix poem. That is, take an existing poem (could be yours or someone else's) and remix it (think of music remixes). If you use your own poem, link (or paste in) the original. If you use another's poem, give credit for the original (poem title and poet name--and link would be great).

Here's my attempt:

"anywhere we went"

we only worried about ourselves
as the stars danced out of the sky
and covered us in copper memories
discarded by strong hands and skin
so soft the birds cried into branches
that held up the rain against evening

(Remix of my poem "anywhere we dare go," which originally appeared in the August 2010 issue of MiPOesias)


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